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Nov 22nd 2020, 1:16 am
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By geedee

Re: Oh dear, sad to see.....

Hi BB - long time no see!! We're all good thanks and hope you and yours are too.
Happy to see Malaysia handling this stupid pandemic very well indeed!
Take care.
Aug 11th 2020, 3:29 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 993
Posted By geedee

Oh dear, sad to see.....

This is the first post since February.
Anyone interested in getting it up and running again?
Would hate to see it go, it's been so helpful.

:(
Mar 4th 2020, 1:40 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 3,363
Posted By geedee

Re: Any advice on lapsed PR welcomed!

Thanks again all for your input..... first law firm response:"The lawyer does not believe they can assist you. The link below may be helpful:...
Feb 26th 2020, 11:26 am
Replies: 58
Views: 3,363
Posted By geedee

Re: Any advice on lapsed PR welcomed!

Good question - I see I never gave the end of the story in the thread!:lol:

Basically although they only needed a month or so to stay extra (after the 6 weeks they'd had there on holiday!) the...
Feb 26th 2020, 9:25 am
Replies: 58
Views: 3,363
Posted By geedee

Re: Any advice on lapsed PR welcomed!

Hello again.
Catweazle, many thanks for your thorough and well-intentioned post, but we'd be coming from Malaysia and it would actually cost a lot more in travel costs than a consultation with a...
Feb 25th 2020, 11:35 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 3,363
Posted By geedee

Re: Any advice on lapsed PR welcomed!

Thanks Revin, kids were minors when we left, I'll look into it. Both would prefer to be Canadian than British (passports they have now)!
Feb 25th 2020, 12:30 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 3,363
Posted By geedee

Re: Any advice on lapsed PR welcomed!

Thanks Christmasoompa..... think you might have just saved me 500 bucks!
I'll look at the new PR requirements and see how we fare.

Just feel sorry for the kids.... they consider themselves...
Feb 25th 2020, 4:42 am
Replies: 58
Views: 3,363
Posted By geedee

Any advice on lapsed PR welcomed!

Hello All, haven't visited this part of the forum for quite some time! Hope you're all keeping well and I will be looking out for familiar "names".
I have searched the forum for advice on this, and...
Nov 20th 2019, 12:57 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,689
Posted By geedee

Re: Working in HK, family in malaysia

By far the quickest and easiest way for many is the train.... the crossing is literally 5 to 7 minutes, immigration to Malaysia done at the Singapore side.
The only thing with that is you need to...
Nov 19th 2019, 9:46 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,689
Posted By geedee

Re: Working in HK, family in malaysia

Agree, if you're heading for a flight from Changi you need to leave a lot of wriggle room!
On public holidays I just don't even consider crossing, it's just not worth it (and I've no idea why people...
Nov 16th 2019, 1:39 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,689
Posted By geedee

Re: Working in HK, family in malaysia

When you say 50K I am assuming you mean MYR?

This one has just started and has good reputation - many Canadian teachers, does IB in later stages:

Sunway International School...
Jun 20th 2019, 2:00 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 4,559
Posted By geedee

Re: MACS - Really bad news

Thanks RedApe! Disagree with this bit: "This eliminates waiting time " - most certainly didn't, you have to Q like everyone else!

Not sure about this part... "The system will only cater to genuine...
Jun 19th 2019, 12:52 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 4,559
Posted By geedee

Re: MACS - Really bad news

It's coming back! Oh, the png uploading but doesn't appear.

Being re-instated today for long term pass holders ONLY

Better than nothing, better get a visa!
Feb 16th 2019, 1:48 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 15,944
Posted By geedee

Re: Best place to live in JB for expats

Hi Aura (you've probably gone by now!!) - they all have Gym and Pool(s)
Nov 29th 2018, 12:35 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,368
Posted By geedee

Re: Moving to Nusajaya

Hi Lilian

Depends where you're moving from how much of a shock it will be...... Puteri Harbour is actually quite nice, there are a few restaurants, a 7/11 type store, a wine shop. Within an easy...
Sep 2nd 2018, 1:09 am
Replies: 12
Views: 4,559
Posted By geedee

Re: MACS - Really bad news

The new Government seem to have it in for Johor for some reason. What's going to all the flats bought by Chinese already? A lot of people have lost a lot of money......
On the bright side it may...
Sep 2nd 2018, 1:07 am
Replies: 12
Views: 4,559
Posted By geedee

Re: MACS - Really bad news

Yes, it's dead and unlikely to be revived. School did say they understand tis will be a significant disruption to those who commute from Singapore and that they are in talks with the Authorities and...
Jun 20th 2018, 2:52 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 4,559
Posted By geedee

Re: MACS - Really bad news

Hi Froggy
I heard the Danga Bay Office has shut down too. I wrote to the school and they haven't replied. This is a Malaysia Immigration decision, not 3rd link.

If you have a kid's British...
Jun 17th 2018, 7:52 am
Replies: 12
Views: 4,559
Posted By geedee

MACS - Really bad news

They stopped it, with no notice, June 12th.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/britishexpats.com-vbulletin/887x493/macs_suspended_notice_orig_2c57fb103bb1d6480f4de2067a2335b84204a231.jpg
Apr 23rd 2018, 3:03 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,410
Posted By geedee

Re: MACS - Bad News

Well, we're still here. School said they can help but need to apply, get refused and then appeal. What a croc.
We can't really move to S'pore as kids would have to commute.... what a cluster.
BTW,...
Apr 23rd 2018, 2:58 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,492
Posted By geedee

Re: Sunway - new supermarket - good!

There are meat and fish markets, also wholesalers that deliver to hotels etc. I will need to get details from my wife!

Jaya is not actually that expensive for meat, by local standards, and it's...
Apr 23rd 2018, 2:50 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 4,206
Posted By geedee

Re: Are you happy with life in Iskandar?

Hi Idlewild,
Your questions:

Is it really so hard to get to Singapore for a day of leisure?

Depends when you go. Rush hour(s) and weekends can be a disaster, forget Saturday, Sunday not too...
Jan 29th 2018, 12:54 pm
Replies: 1,144
Views: 93,814
Posted By geedee

Re: The Good Music Thread

Cool!
Thing was some of their music (Rotation for a start) was released in the middle of the Punk Rock era.... and kind of reminded people that there was other, good, more traditional music out...
Jan 29th 2018, 4:32 am
Replies: 1,144
Views: 93,814
Posted By geedee

Re: The Good Music Thread

Anyone remember Herb Alpert??

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vACvafOvq0
Jan 21st 2018, 3:45 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,492
Posted By geedee

Sunway - new supermarket - good!

Just got back from a food shop at JAYA, a new supermarket in the area over at the Sunway part of Nusajaya.
Great, in my opinion at least as good as Cold Storage, probably better, but much more...
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